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October 23, 2012

VIDEO: Chickasha Community Foundation awards grants

CHICKASHA —

Ten non-profit organizations serving Chickasha will share $124,522 in grants from the Chickasha Community Foundation.  

Grant checks were handed out by CCF board member, Greg Elliott, at breakfast event held today.The Chickasha Community Foundation was created with a goal of providing a vehicle through which donors could connect to the charitable needs of the community. It was established in 2011 with a contribution of over $2.4 million from the Doris Wilk Trust.  The Chickasha Community Foundation is governed by a local board of directors and administered through the Communities Foundation of Oklahoma.

The buisnesses that received grant money and their respective programs are listed below.

Access Health Care

Pharmacy Project

$10,000

Artscope

Summer Fine Arts program

$3,000

Boy Scout Troop 4306

Boy Scout Hut renovation

$15,000

USAO Foundation, Inc.

Student scholarship matching with an emphasis on Chickasha area students

$20,000

Chickasha Public Schools

Robotics Outreach Program

$18,000

Emergency Food Pantry

Food distribution

$8,000

Girl Scouts - Western Oklahoma, Inc.

Chickasha Middle School robotics team

$2,500

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Food pantry at CHS

$5,000

Women's Service & Family Resource Center

Facility upgrade

$22,500

Chickasha High School

Rolling Computer Lab

$20,522

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